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Breaking Down the 50 Best Jobs in America for 2019

January 22, 2019
In today’s tight labor market, job seekers have a prime opportunity to search and apply for new jobs in 2019. Using Glassdoor’s unique data on jobs and comp…

In Financial Hub of Singapore, Tech Jobs Are Growing Faster

January 15, 2019
For decades, Singapore has shined as one of the world’s great financial and high-tech manufacturing centers. However, in recent years the Singapore economy ha…

Economy Chalks Up 312,000 Job Gains in December

January 4, 2019
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Local Pay Reports: Pay Growth Eases To 2.3 Percent in December

January 2, 2019
As 2018 draws to a close, wage growth has eased to a slower but healthy pace, bookending a year of accelerating wage growth for the American worker. The latest …

BLS: Strong November Job Gains, Unemployment Rate Steady

December 7, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Trends in America’s Best Places to Work: 2009 to 2019

and December 4, 2018
Since the debut of Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work 11 years ago, dozens of employers have been identified as having great employee satisfaction. What industri…

Local Pay Reports: Pay Growth Reaches 2.6 Percent in November

December 4, 2018
As the end of the year approaches, wage growth for American workers is surging ahead at a robust pace. The latest edition of the Glassdoor Local Pay Reports sho…

Wage Growth Surges Ahead in October Jobs Report

November 2, 2018
The latest jobs numbers are out from the federal government. What do they mean for job seekers and employers? Here’s a quick take from Glassdoor’s Chief Eco…

Does a Rising Tide Lift All Boats? Trends in Wage Growth and Inequality Across Jobs

October 30, 2018
Key Findings In recent years, real wages have started to pick up. But they’ve grown unevenly across jobs — sparking a rise in inequality for some occupa…

Reading the Tea Leaves on the October Jobs Report

October 29, 2018
With surging hiring and a 20-year-low unemployment rate, today’s job market is good news for American workers. How long will the good times continue? On Frida…